Reviews

Author: 
Sarah D. Phillips
Reviewer: 
Cassandra Hartblay

Hartblay on Phillips, 'Disability and Mobile Citizenship in Postsocialist Ukraine'

Sarah D. Phillips. Disability and Mobile Citizenship in Postsocialist Ukraine. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. 318 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35539-3; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22247-3.

Reviewed by Cassandra Hartblay (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Published on H-Disability (May, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Wendy J. Turner, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lynn Rose

Rose on Turner, 'Madness in Medieval Law and Custom'

Wendy J. Turner, ed. Madness in Medieval Law and Custom. Leiden: Brill, 2010. xv + 252 pp. $146.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-18749-8.

Reviewed by Lynn Rose (Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik, Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (April, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Medieval Models of Disability History

Author: 
Dionys Fitzherbert
Reviewer: 
Katie Barclay

Barclay on Fitzherbert, 'Women, Madness and Sin in Early Modern England: The Autobiographical Writings of Dionys Fitzherbert'

Dionys Fitzherbert. Women, Madness and Sin in Early Modern England: The Autobiographical Writings of Dionys Fitzherbert. Edited with an introduction by Katharine Hodgkin. Farnham: Ashgate, 2010. 300 pp. $114.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-3018-0.

Reviewed by Katie Barclay (Queen's University, Belfast) Published on H-Disability (March, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Jonathan Metzl
Reviewer: 
Yasushi Miyazaki

Miyazaki on Metzl, 'The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease'

Jonathan Metzl. The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease. Boston: Beacon Press, 2009. xxi + 246 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-8592-9.

Reviewed by Yasushi Miyazaki (Syracuse University School of Education) Published on H-Disability (March, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Lee-Ann Monk
Reviewer: 
Michael L. Dorn

Dorn on Monk, 'Attending Madness: At Work in the Australian Colonial Asylum'

Lee-Ann Monk. Attending Madness: At Work in the Australian Colonial Asylum. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2008. 280 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-420-2419-9.

Reviewed by Michael L. Dorn (Stony Brook University) Published on H-Disability (February, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Edward Wheatley
Reviewer: 
Edward (Ed) T. Morman

Morman on Wheatley, 'Stumbling Blocks before the Blind: Medieval Constructions of a Disability'

Edward Wheatley. Stumbling Blocks before the Blind: Medieval Constructions of a Disability. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010. xiii + 284 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11720-8.

Reviewed by Edward (Ed) T. Morman (National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute) Published on H-Disability (February, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Amos Yong
Reviewer: 
Allison Carey

Carey on Yong, 'Theology and Down Syndrome: Reimagining Disability in Late Modernity'

Amos Yong. Theology and Down Syndrome: Reimagining Disability in Late Modernity. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2007. xiii + 450 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60258-006-0.

Reviewed by Allison Carey (Shippensburg University) Published on H-Disability (February, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Disability Studies as a Tool to Inform and Reform Christian Theology

Author: 
Marina Larsson
Reviewer: 
Dave G. Earl

Earl on Larsson, 'Shattered Anzacs: Living with the Scars of War'

Marina Larsson. Shattered Anzacs: Living with the Scars of War. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2009. 320 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-921410-55-0.

Reviewed by Dave G. Earl (University of Sydney) Published on H-Disability (January, 2011) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Susan Burch, ed.
Reviewer: 
Brian R. Grossman

Grossman on Burch, 'Encyclopedia of American Disability History'

Susan Burch, ed. Encyclopedia of American Disability History. 3 volumes. New York: Facts On File, 2009. 1200 pp. $295.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8160-7030-5.

Reviewed by Brian R. Grossman (San Jose State University) Published on H-Disability (December, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

As American as Disability History?

Author: 
Licia Carlson
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth DePoy

DePoy on Carlson, 'The Faces of Intellectual Disability: Philosophical Reflections'

Licia Carlson. The Faces of Intellectual Disability: Philosophical Reflections. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010. xiii + 266 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35421-1; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-22157-5.

Reviewed by Elizabeth DePoy (University of Maine) Published on H-Disability (December, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Zina Weygand
Reviewer: 
D A. Caeton

Caeton on Weygand, 'The Blind in French Society: From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille'

Zina Weygand. The Blind in French Society: From the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille. Translated by Emily-Jane Cohen. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009. Illustrations. xiii + 403 pp. $60 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5768-3; $60 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-8047-7238-9.

Reviewed by D A. Caeton (University of California, Davis) Published on H-Disability (November, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

From Alms to Education

Author: 
Ana Carden-Coyne
Reviewer: 
Emma Reilly

Reilly on Carden-Coyne, 'Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War'

Ana Carden-Coyne. Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. xiii + 344 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-954646-6.

Reviewed by Emma Reilly (University of Strathclyde) Published on H-Disability (November, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Sabine Kienitz
Reviewer: 
Sebastian Weinert

Weinert on Kienitz, 'Beschädigte Helden: Kriegsinvalidität und Körperbilder 1914-1923'

Sabine Kienitz. Beschädigte Helden: Kriegsinvalidität und Körperbilder 1914-1923. Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag, 2008. 381 pp. EUR 39.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-506-76537-6.

Reviewed by Sebastian Weinert (Humboldt-University of Berlin) Published on H-Disability (October, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Mary Wilkinson
Reviewer: 
Franklin K. Wyman

Wyman on Wilkinson, 'Defying Disability: The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled Leaders'

Mary Wilkinson. Defying Disability: The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled Leaders. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009. 224 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84310-415-5.

Reviewed by Franklin K. Wyman (Drew University) Published on H-Disability (September, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Pride against Prejudice

Author: 
Christopher Payne
Reviewer: 
Beth R. Handler

Handler on Payne, 'Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals'

Christopher Payne. Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2009. 209 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-01349-9.

Reviewed by Beth R. Handler (University of Louisiana) Published on H-Disability (September, 2010) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

The Rise and Fall of the American Asylum: A Life History in Pictures and Text

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